Arkansas has plenty of opportunities for students to pursue agricultural and forestry degrees.
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences offers 13 inter-related majors and 21 minors to prepare students for rewarding professional careers developing sustainable solutions for food, family and environmental issues. Bumpers College graduates lead careers in agriculture, business, science, education and public service related to the human environment or the natural environment, as well as the production and care of plants and animals. Graduates also pursue graduate and professional degrees in business, law, medicine, veterinary medicine and many other fields. Learn more at bumperscollege.uark.edu.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
The Aquaculture/Fisheries Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff provides research and extension support to solve problems of the Arkansas aquaculture industry and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The 18 scientists in the UAPB Aquaculture/Fisheries Center specialize in disciplines including aquaculture and hatchery production, fisheries management, fish nutrition, water quality, aquaculture engineering, fish pathology and farm pond management to economics and marketing, among others. Students can enroll in the undergraduate program in fisheries biology, or the M.S. or Ph.D. degree programs in aquaculture/fisheries. For more information, visit www.uaex.edu/aqfi.
Arkansas Tech University
Dating back to its earliest days as an institution more than 100 years ago, Arkansas Tech University has proudly provided educational opportunities in agriculture. Today, that tradition continues through bachelor’s degree programs in agriculture business and agricultural education as well as a pre-professional program in veterinary medicine. To learn more, visit www.atu.edu/agriculture.
University of Arkansas at Monticello
The Arkansas Forest Resources Center has the mission of developing and delivering superior programs in education, research and extension that enhance and ensure the sustainability of forest-based natural resources. The School of Forest Resources produces tomorrow’s natural resource leaders through undergraduate and graduate education programs in forestry, wildlife management and spatial information systems. They also provide continuing education opportunities for natural resource management professionals and support county extension agents in all 75 counties. Learn more by visiting www.afrc.uamont.edu/sfr/.
Southern Arkansas University
Southern Arkansas University’s multifaceted agriculture program reflects the complexity of the vast industry, which provides food and fiber to the world. SAU equips students with the knowledge base to cover all disciplines of agriculture to help graduates meet that important challenge. SAU continues to produce outstanding graduates in agriculture education, agriculture business and agriculture science. With the addition of the Agriculture Center in 2012 and plans for further expansion, the traditions of SAU agriculture are certain to grow well into the future. Visit web.saumag.edu/science/ departments/agriculture/ for more information.